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1. subtraction

noun. ['səbˈtrækʃən'] an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated.

Synonyms

  • arithmetic operation

Antonyms

  • inflation
  • expansion

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Rhymes with Subtraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

How do you pronounce subtraction?

Pronounce subtraction as səbˈtrækʃən.

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Sentences with subtraction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Illustrate subtraction in the same way, by forming trains and then taking away rods of different values.

2. subtraction

noun. ['səbˈtrækʃən'] the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole).

Synonyms

  • deduction
  • step-down
  • decrease
  • withholding
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • increase
  • failure
  • strengthening
  • appreciation
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